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Truth About India
Can We Get It?





ISBN 9781138714977
Published September 11, 2018 by Routledge
104 Pages

 
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Verrier Elwin wrote this book to show the people of Britain the situation in India as it appeared in the early 1930s. His book, first published in 1932 and full of valuable insights into India at the time as well as the British public’s ignorance of the facts on the ground, is a powerful presentation of events of the time and an appeal to the people of Britain to face their responsibilities.

Table of Contents

1. Introductory: What Britain Believes  2. The National Congress  2.1. The Nature of Civil Disobedience  2.2. Congress and Violence  2.3. The Position of the Congress  2.4. The Congress Claim  3. The Crisis  3.1. Who Forced the Present Conflict?  3.2. The United Provinces  3.3. The North-West Frontier Province  3.4. Mr Gandhi’s Return to India  4. India and Britain  4.1. The ‘Firm Hand’  4.2. The Future of Indo-British Relations  4.3. The Only Solution   Appendix 1. The Willingdon-Gandhi Correspondence  Appendix 2. The Apologia of Government  Appendix 3. The Rejoinder of ‘Young India’ to Appendix 2  Appendix 4. The Hoare-Gandhi Correspondence  Appendix 5. Pandit Malaviya’s Statement of the Nationalist Case  Appendix 6. The Bombay Europeans and the Congress  Appendix 7. Some Other Difficulties  7.1. Is India United?  7.2. Communalism  7.3. Untouchables  7.4. The Frontier  7.5. Fitness to Govern  7.6. ‘Congress Not Constructive’  7.7. The Indian States

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